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Extended Half-chess. Variant on 4 by 10 board. (4x10, Cells: 40) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Lawson wrote on 2003-04-27 UTC
Alternatives with a 4x8 or 8x4 board size on these pages are:

http://www.chessvariants.com/small.dir/limitingchess.html
http://www.chessvariants.com/small.dir/chipps.html
http://www.chessvariants.com/small.dir/halfchess.html
http://www.chessvariants.com/small.dir/killerchess.html

But the one fitting your comment best is:

http://www.chessvariants.com/small.dir/demi.html

Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-04-27 UTCGood ★★★★
Is there a plain Halfchess, on a 4x8 board? If not I can suggest one, with four Pawnsm=, no Bishops (to avoid asymmetry in square-colour control), and one of everything else. I can also suggest a variant of that with Cardinal-Queen-King-Marshal at each end so that the power of two Rooks, two Knights, and two Bishops is concentrated in just three pieces.

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